CHHS provides infrastructure support to CASHA to fulfill important applied research functions. CASHA will engage in rigorous applied research to promote health, vitality, and human potential in the aging community through innovative education, research, partnerships, and service. CASHA will continue to collaborate with community organizations and university partners to identify and address needs in the aging community. CASHA has already received several applied extramurally funded projects, integrates students into the applied research projects and has an active agenda to secure even more applied projects.
The Center for Applied Science in Health & Aging (CASHA) will be directed by Dr. Jason Crandall, Associate Professor from the School of Kinesiology, Recreation, & Sport. Contributing members include Dr. Jean Neils-Strunjas, Head of the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, and Dr. Matthew Shake, Associate Professor from the Department of Psychological Sciences in Ogden College of Science & Engineering.